Directory of Programs

Massachusetts

Military Legal Assistance Offices

Visit the U.S. Armed Forces Legal Assistance Locator to locate the nearest military legal assistance office (click on "Advanced" and "Accept"). Servicemembers and their families may access free legal assistance at these offices. See our Working with a Lawyer publication for more details on eligibility.

Legal Aid and Pro Bono Programs

Visit the Pro Bono Resource Directory to locate programs that provide free civil legal assistance. In the search box, type your state, county, or city to find local programs. Your eligibility for services may be limited based on your income. These organizations may or may not have military-specific services. Contact these programs for more details on eligibility.

Lawyer Referral Programs

Visit the Lawyer Referral Directory to locate programs that can connect you to a lawyer who charges for legal services. In the search box, type your state, county, or city to find local programs. Some attorneys with these programs, however, may offer discounted initial consultations or may charge reduced fees based on your income. Contact these programs for more information.

Military/Veteran Specific Programs

If programs are listed below, they are designed to assist military members and/or veterans with legal matters. See the specific details and contact these programs for more information. Also visit nationwide programs. 

Boston Bar Association
16 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108
Email: LRS@bostonbar.org
Phone: Military Legal Help Line - 617-742-0625
The Boston Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service (BBA LRS) has a dedicated intake line to connect military personnel, veterans, and their families with lawyers and other legal resources appropriate to their needs. Referrals are made to qualified attorneys, or the appropriate legal service or government agency. The attorneys who accept referrals through the Military Legal Help Line have completed specialized training to understand the legal issues facing military members, veterans, and their families in a variety of practice areas.

Veterans Legal Services
P.O. Box 8457
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 857-317-4474
Visit Veterans Legal Services Website
Providing free legal services to low-income and homeless people, with a program specifically for veterans.